Double Chocolate Icebox Cookies

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Nov. 06, 2012

Similar to French cookies called sablés, these have a slightly sandy texture and rich flavour.


Unsalted butter 9 Tablespoon , softened
Granulated sugar 2/3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Cocoa powder 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Baking powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Kosher salt 1/4 Teaspoon
Bittersweet chocolate 3 Ounce , cut in small chunks



1. In a large mixing bowl, add sugar, and butter. Beat until creamy.

2. Throw vanilla and mix well.

3. In a separate bowl, combine flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt. Whisk well.

4. Add butter mixture in 2 additions, into the bowl with flour. Mix to incorporate.

5. Throw chocolate and mix to make crumbly dough.

6. Roll dough into a log, and warp it with saran wrap. Put dough in refrigerator for 1-2 hours to chill.

7. Then, slice dough into ½-inch thick round, and place it on baking sheet, about 1-inch apart.

8. Preheat oven to 325 degree F or 160 degree C.


9. Place baking sheet in oven, and bake for about 12 minutes or until the edges are dry but the center is still a bit moist.

10. Remove from oven and let the cookies cool in pan for 5 minutes.

11. Transfer it to wire rack and let it cool completely.


12. Serve cookies with a cup of hot milk.


Store cookies in an airtight container for up to a week or freeze for a month.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 636Calories from Fat 320

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 37 g56.9%

Saturated Fat 22 g110%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 178 mg7.42%

Total Carbohydrates 82 g27.3%

Dietary Fiber 8 g32%

Sugars 45 g

Protein 8 g16%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet